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The Maxwellians

Author: Bruce J Hunt
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2005. ©1991
Series: Cornell history of science series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James Clerk Maxwell published the Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism in 1873. At his death, six years later, his theory of the electromagnetic field was neither well understood nor widely  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce J Hunt
ISBN: 9780801482342 0801482348
OCLC Number: 1007845308
Notes: Originally published 1991.
Description: x, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Title: Cornell history of science series.
Responsibility: Bruce J. Hunt.

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